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Prognosis of Multiple Myeloma

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Multiple Myeloma: 11,016 deaths reported in USA 1999 for multiple myeloma and other immunoproliferative syndromes (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Multiple Myeloma from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 11,016 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 11,016 deaths reported in USA 1999 for multiple myeloma and other immunoproliferative syndromes (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 63,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: about 63,000 people affected by multiple myeloma ("Orphan Products: Hope for People With Rare Diseases", By Carol Rados, FDA Consumer magazine, November-December 2003 Issue)
  • 17.5% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Multiple Myeloma and Overview of Multiple Myeloma.

Estimated mortality rate for Multiple Myeloma from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 11,016 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 11,016 deaths reported in USA 1999 for multiple myeloma and other immunoproliferative syndromes (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 14,599 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 14,600 annual cases of multiple myeloma in USA (SEER 2002 estimate)
  • 75.5% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Multiple Myeloma and Overview of Multiple Myeloma.

Complications:

Complications of Multiple Myeloma may include:

Complications of Multiple Myeloma from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Multiple Myeloma.

Prognosis of Multiple Myeloma Discussion

Plasmacytoma and multiple myeloma are very hard to cure. Although patients who have a plasmacytoma may be free of symptoms for a long time after treatment, many eventually develop multiple myeloma. For those who have multiple myeloma, treatment can improve the quality of a patient's life by controlling the symptoms and complications of the disease. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Multiple Myeloma: NCI)

Survival Rate Statistics for Multiple Myeloma

The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Multiple Myeloma:

  • 31% of white people survive 5 years for multiple myeloma in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 33% of African American people survive 5 years for multiple myeloma in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 32% survive 5 years for multiple myeloma in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 5-year survival rate for black people with multiple myeloma is 29.4% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for people with multiple myeloma is 27.7% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white people with multiple myeloma is 27.4% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with myeloma is 57.7% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with myeloma is 19.1% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with myeloma is 80% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with myeloma is 46% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • more survival rate statistics...»

Death Statistics for Multiple Myeloma

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Multiple Myeloma:

  • 11,070 estimated deaths for multiple myeloma in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 5,430 estimated male deaths for multiple myeloma in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 5,640 estimated female deaths for multiple myeloma in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 670 deaths in men for multiple myeloma in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 580 deaths in women for multiple myeloma in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 3 per 100,000 deaths in women for multiple myeloma in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 4 per 100,000 deaths in men for multiple myeloma in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

Multiple Myeloma: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Multiple Myeloma usually refers to the likely outcome of Multiple Myeloma. The prognosis of Multiple Myeloma may include the duration of Multiple Myeloma, chances of complications of Multiple Myeloma, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Multiple Myeloma, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Multiple Myeloma. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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